Orange Upside-Down Cake

Total Time
20 mins
35 mins

An old recipe from Armour Star Lard out of my grandmom's recipe box. I have substituted shortening for the lard :)

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  1. Cream shortening, sugar, vanilla and 2 tbl milk together until light and fluffy.
  2. Blend in egg yolk.
  3. Sift dry ingredients together and add alternately with remaining milk.
  4. Beat egg white until frothy and add 2 tbl sugar.
  5. Beat until a meringue in formed and fold into cake batter.
  6. Melt butter and combine with brown sugar in a 9 inch cake pan.
  7. Peel and section oranges, removing all membrane.
  8. Arrange over brown sugar mixture and pour batter over top.
  9. Bake at 350* for 35-40 minutes.
  10. Remove from pan immediately, fruit side up.
  11. Serve hot or cold.